The Local Area
Explore Pembrokeshire holiday attractions close to Treicert Farm cottages. Holidays are all about sharing fun experiences and in West Wales, there are so many. Our stunning Welsh hideaway at Treicert Farm cottages is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park whilst enjoying precious family time in our luxurious Newport holiday accommodation.
Pembrokeshire has so many attractions to explore for all ages, from the unspoilt beaches along the 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, trekking the bridleways, dolphin and seal spotting on boat trips, enjoying a family day out at the local iron-age fort or visiting the penguins at an adventure zoo, you’ll need to plan a return holiday visit to fit it all in!
The Nearby Towns
The pretty coastal town of Newport is 4 miles from Treicert farm cottages. With an array of gift shops, galleries, butchers, cafes, restaurants, and a public car park. Practical amenities such as a chemist, doctor’s surgery, post office, library, community-run information centre and children’s play park can all be found in the town. Close to Newport, you’ll find Newport Sands or ‘Big Beach’ (TraethMawr) a mile and a half of sandy dog-friendly beach. There’s also a small shingle beach on the old harbour called ‘The Parrog’ with a lovely level walk along the estuary path, taking in the many sea birds that can be spotted along the way.
Cardigan approx 6 miles from the cottages is a bustling market town with supermarkets, a cinema, gift shops, galleries and bakeries, there’s also an 11th Century castle overlooking the river Teifi.
Fishguard is approx 12 miles from the cottages with a pretty walk around ‘lower-town’ harbour and in Fishguard you’ll find ‘The Last Invasion Tapestry’ in the town hall, there’s a leisure centre and the Stena Line Ferries sail twice a day to Ireland from the harbour there.
Both Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion have a fantastic selection of beaches to visit, many are dog-friendly and perfect for rock-pooling, surfing and sandcastle building.
Some of the best local beaches include; Poppit Sands, a blue-flagged bathing beach with over half a mile of sand to enjoy along with a great cafe and watersports shop. Other beaches in the North Pembrokeshire and Cardigan area include Ceibwr Bay, Newport Sands, Aberbach, Cwm yr Eglwys, Tresaith, Penbryn, Llangrannog and Aberporth. Further south find the delights of Tenby, Barafundle, Broad Haven and Little Haven, there are so many small beaches, coves and cliffs to explore.
A short drive from Treicert Farm cottages there are some fantastic Pembrokeshire days out. Folly Farm is a great fun packed full day – a zoo, vintage playground with indoor and outdoor adventure playgrounds. Adventure Beyond, Cardigan Bay’s outdoor activity centre for Coasteering, Kayaking, Rock climbing. Castell Henllys, a reconstructed Iron Age hill fort, an archeological site with visitor centre, exhibition and gift shop. The Blue Lagoon Water Park, an all year subtropical water park with flume rides and a lazy river.
Other favourites include: Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park, Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm, Pentre Ifan Neolithic Stones, Cardigan Castle, Hanger Five Trampoline Park, and Oakwood Theme Park.
Enjoy the local scenic walk to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path accessed along a farm path from the cottages to The Witch’s Cauldron or in Welsh; Pwll Y Wrach, approx 35 minutes walk. Pembrokeshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and it’s easy to see why with the wild flora of foxgloves, pink campion, snowdrops and woodland carpets of bluebells and heathers. There’s an abundance of seabirds and wildlife along the coast to discover, or why not ‘head for the hills’ and blow away the cobwebs with a ramble up the Preseli mountains.
Take a Cardigan Bay boat trip – dolphin spotting with A Bay to Remember, visit Skomer Island with its abundance of Puffins from April to August. Go Seal pup spotting in September around the coves near Strumble Head lighthouse. Locally, visit the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Cilgerran overlooking the Teifi Estuary with a lovely cafe, shop and children’s play area and an ever changing list of activities from pond dipping to meeting owls.
West Wales has become a foodie’s paradise and many of the local towns are bursting with restaurants, pubs and cafes to enjoy locally grown seasonal produce. Some of our favourites include; The Golden Lion, Newport, a friendly pub with a roaring fire with a bar and restaurant menu, dogs are welcome. Crwst, Cardigan, a bakery & cafe with a fantastic cake menu. The Canteen, Newport, freshly stone baked pizzas to eat in or takeaway. Some more of our favourites are: The Ferry Inn, St. Dogmeals, Llys Meddyg, Newport, The Castle Inn, Newport, Pizza Tipi, Cardigan, but there are so many more!
Book Your Holiday Today!
Treicert Farm Cottages offer a secluded base to explore Pembrokeshire holiday attractions, with towns such as Newport, Cardigan and Fishguard, close by. The holiday cottages can be booked individually or together to accommodate up to 16 in larger family groups, if you have a special birthday occasion or family celebration, they’re the perfect spot for a group family break where everyone has their own space and the grandparents can come too!
Start planning your self-catering Pembrokeshire break today at Treicert Farm Cottages, with breathtaking scenery and pursuits for all ages, it’s the ideal Welsh holiday destination.